Author Archives: ULI Northwest

Seattle Women’s Leadership Initiative Wins ELEVATE Award

                        The members of the Seattle Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) were proud to accept the Association Ally Award at the 1st Annual ELEVATE Awards Gala. The event, hosted by CREW and The Registry, honored diversity and women’s leadership in commercial real estate.  The ULI Northwest chapter of WLI was established in 2016 with the mission to raise the visibility and number of women leaders both within ULI and the real estate industry. The WLI Executive Committee has been chaired … Read More

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NEW! YLG Partnership Forum Groups

Call for Applications If you have ever attended one of the YLG Leadership Forums, you know how valuable they can be. Interacting with leaders from the development community in a small group setting is the best way to learn and stay connected. Want to get even more out of your ULI membership? Starting in 2019, the Leadership Forums will be transitioning to a new format called Partnership Forum Groups. This program will place you in a group of 10-20 YLG members with similar interests, where you will attend a series … Read More

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ULI Northwest in Portland is Hiring

Senior Associate at Urban Land Institute Know all the trendy growth zones? Savvy with both people and projects? Enjoy herding cats? Passionate about environmental sustainability and urban planning? If you answer “Yes!” to all these questions, then we should talk! ULI Northwest is looking for a member to join our small team of energetic professionals. Our work group is the productive force behind an array of programs and initiatives in real estate development and land use in the Pacific Northwest. As the local District Council of the Urban Land Institute, we carry … Read More

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Center for Leadership | Alum Testimonial

ULI Northwest Center for Leadership Provides Clearer Vision for Professional Goals and Expanded Network By John Hoey, Senior Policy Analyst, Seattle Planning Commission When I was accepted to participate in the inaugural class of the Center for Leadership in 2012, I did not know what to expect from the program. Would it be like going back to school? Would we be sitting through hours and hours of seminars and lectures? Was I in over my head as a newcomer to the world of ULI Northwest? To my pleasant surprise, it … Read More

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Seattle is Top Market for Investment, Development in 2018: Emerging Trends in Real Estate®

The Urban Land Institute Northwest is getting ready to host Emerging Trends 2018, to highlight Seattle as the nation’s top market, attributed to its job opportunities, diverse economy, and educated workforce on Wednesday, November 15 from 7:30 – 9 AM at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. ULI Northwest’s signature event, Emerging Trends 2018 features Patrick Phillips, global chief executive officer of the Urban Land Institute, who will compare markets across the country and highlight real estate trends. The event launches ULI Northwest’s 2018 program theme: Tech & Innovation with Mike Sievert, Chief … Read More

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Community Event | Seattle Design Festival | September 9-22

  The 2017 Seattle Design Festival (September 9 – 22) features citywide tours, exhibits, outdoor installations, activities, interactive workshops and more, kicking off with the Block Party, September 9-10 in Occidental Park. This year’s Festival theme, POWER reflects on our rapidly changing world and our values as individuals and as a community, reasserting our commitment to civic responsibility and explores how community plays an important role in design. Learn more at: http://designinpublic.org  

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YLG Hidden Density | September 20, 2017 (Seattle, WA)

Join us for a timely panel discussion regarding the future of development in Seattle’s single-family and low-rise zones. Panelists will share strategies and innovative approaches to traditional development. Learn about Seattle’s pilot program for single-family lot division. Plus, be inspired by efforts in Portland and Seattle to use accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to provide housing for people who are experiencing homelessness. Panelists Dan Bertolet, Sightline Institute Rex Holbein and Jennifer LaFreniere, Block Architects Sam Lai, Green Canopy Homes Mary Li,  Multnomah County Shannon Loew, Founder of FIX Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:30 AM | Registration … Read More

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YLG Leadership Forum | 2017 Local Elections with Natalie Quick (Seattle)

Join us for our next Leadership Forum with Natalie Quick for a presentation and Q&A regarding the 2017 local election. How did the primary election unfold? Who are our mayoral candidates? What does current polling data suggest about public opinion? In addition, learn about what being in public relations and affairs in Seattle real estate means and some of the biggest challenges and opportunities large projects and developers face in Seattle today. Monday, August 28 5:00 – 6:00 PM Two Union Building 601 Union Street #3500 Seattle, WA 98101 Registration … Read More

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ULI Northwest Vice-Chair Eric Cress: Letter to Members

Dear ULI Northwest Members, It is my honor and privilege to serve as your ULI Northwest Vice-Chairman in Oregon and Southwest Washington.  It is a critical time for ULI as we build on the enormous success and accomplishments of my predecessor, Dennis Allen, and our committee chairs. Their work has advanced ULI Northwest to an inflection point, where, with your help, we can leverage our collective engagement, resources and reach to positively impact our community in truly meaningful ways. At ULI, we measure our success by the value that we … Read More

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Partner Event | REEL Happy Hour (Seattle)

REEL Seattle Happy Hour A summer networking event for commercial real estate professionals under 35 REEL is the first event of its kind, combining Puget Sound’s leading commercial real estate organizations under one venue. Join the young professionals of CoreNet, CREW, NAIOP, AGC, BOMA, ULI and SMPS Seattle at THE networking event of the summer with libations and catering. Event proceeds will go to Urban ArtWorks, a local non-profit that empowers young people to restore communities through public art. Sellen Construction’s Rooftop Deck 227 Westlake Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109 Thursday, … Read More

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